Formerly principal medical advisor to the Secretary of Defense, where he managed the international TRICARE system, Winkenwerder led implementation of a new worldwide electronic health record system, as well as the merger of Walter Reed Army and Bethesda Naval Medical Centers. Now Chairman of The Winkenwerder Company, he serves on the Boards of AthenaHealth, Inc., Logistics Health Inc., C-Change and Capgemini Government Solutions. Winkenwerder is a regular contributor to the Fox Business Network and other media outlets. In addition to the keynote address, this year’s Membership Meeting will honor Quality Award recipients drawn from across New York State and include a presentation on the new national patient safety initiative known as the Partnership for Patients. To register fo the IPRO Annual Meeting, call Joan Ragone at (516) 209-5262.